May 31, 2012

Detroit Red Wings Will Look To Add New Backup Goaltender

It appears the Detroit Red Wings will look to add a new No. 2 goaltender this off season. MLive.com’s Ansar Khan reports the Red Wings will likely sign a free-agent veteran as backup to No. 1 Jimmy Howard. Khan suggests Tomas Vokoun, Scott Clemmensen, Josh Harding, Johan Hedberg, and Martin Biron as suitable candidates. Harding is expected to pursue a starter’s gig, while Vokoun’s name has […]

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May 30, 2012

Nicklas Lidstrom Set To Announce Retirement

The Detroit Red Wings have scheduled a press conference for Thursday, beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET, in the C.C. Olympia Club at Joe Louis Arena. Participants at the press conference will include Red Wings Executive Vice President & General Manager Ken Holland and Nicklas Lidstrom, the team’s long-standing captain. According to NHL Network, as well as […]

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May 26, 2012

Dominik Hasek Looking To Return To The NHL?

Goaltender Dominik Hasek could have a hankering to return to the NHL next season. CBC’s Elliotte Friedman relays a recent conversation he had with a reputable Czech source in regards to the ageless wonder. “Zdenek Matejovsky of Czech station TV Nova showed me an article from newspaper “Daily Sports” indicating Dominik Hasek is in North America and wants a […]

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May 24, 2012

Detroit Red Wings Potentially Could End Up With Zach Parise And Ryan Suter?

There’s word Zach Parise and Ryan Suter want to hook up as free agents with the same club this offseason. Specifically, the Detroit Red Wings. Gregg Krupa of the Detroit News reports it’s a “common assumption that Parise and Suter are intent on signing together with a new team”. While the Red Wings are reportedly sweet on both 27-year-olds, […]

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May 23, 2012

Quick Hits: Tomas Holmstrom, Stanley Cup Finals, Nathan Horton

Congratulations to the Los Angeles Kings for being the first team to advance to the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals. It is the first time the Kings have made it to the Finals since 1993. Also posting will be a little slow over the next couple of days, I’ll be out of town. Tomas Holmstrom’s future in the […]

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May 21, 2012

New York Islanders May Make A Run For Alexander Semin

The New York Islanders could end up being the ideal team to sign NHL Free Agent Alexander Semin because, as the Edmonton Journal’s Jim Matheson writes, they need to get to the cap floor and they may be willing to pay around $6 million a year to land the enigmatic forward, who won’t re-sign with the Washington Capitals. Matheson also wonders […]

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May 21, 2012

Quick Hits: Nicklas Lidstrom, Rick Nash, Dennis Wideman, Alexander Radulov, Petri Vehanen

Quick Hits from around the NHL: Red Wings captain Nicklas Lidstrom is still in the process of deciding whether he will be back on the ice next season or retire, the Detroit News reports. The Toronto Maple Leafs may make a strong push to land Columbus Blue Jackets star Rick Nash, and they may be able to put in a […]

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May 18, 2012

The NHL Free Agent Market For Defensemen

With Ryan Suter being the hottest defensive commodity that could potentially be on the open market this off season, here is a look at some defensemen that will get a look from teams once Suter is off the market. 1. Matt Carle, Philadelphia Flyers Despite expressing an interest in re-signing Carle, according to CSNPhilly.com Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren has yet […]

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May 16, 2012

Detroit Red Wings Could Be Interested In Alexander Semin

The Detroit Red Wings could be one of several clubs willing to talk to Alexander Semin this summer. MLive.com’s Ansar Khan suggests General Manager Ken Holland could be more than mildly interested in pursuing the NHL Free Agent, particularly if Zach Parise isn’t available. A goal-scoring winger is on the Red Wings wish list, and Semin’s agent recently made it clear his client wouldn’t re-sign […]

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May 14, 2012

NHL Trade Rumors: Nashville Predators Could Trade Ryan Suter If Not Signed By NHL Entry Draft

TheFourthPeriod.com reports that if the Nashville Predators aren’t able to sign defenseman Ryan Suter to a new contract before the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, they could opt to trade his negotiating rights for some draft picks. Suter met with Nashville General Manager David Poile this past week to briefly discuss his future with the club. The […]

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